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 The Police Command in Kogi on Sunday confirmed another yet to be ascertained explosion in Kabba Town of Kabbah-Bunu Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye-Aya who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Lokoja, said there was no casualty. The police spokesperson explained that the explosion happened at […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari. Sources within the antigraft agency said the former governor was arrested for his alleged role in the 84-billion-naira fraud involving a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmad Idris. He was said to have been picked up at […]

The Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu, was on Sunday, kidnapped along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State. He was kidnapped alongside Dennis Mark, the Methodist Bishop of Owerri and the Prelate’s Chaplain, by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The Police Public Relation Officer in Abia, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, […]

Militants of Ambazonia, a separatist group in South West Cameroon, have killed at least 20 people in a community in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. Former member of Cross River House of Assembly and an aspirant of House of Reps for Boki/Ikom federal constituency, Chief Cletus Obun, confirmed the incident, saying it […]

A Non-Governmental Organization, ActionAid Nigeria in continuation of its system and structure strengthening approach against radicalization to violent extremism(SARVE3) project, has selected 6 local governments towards building community peace through youth radio listener’s session. The Resilience Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Anicetus Atakpu, disclosed this during the third phase of the programme in Kaduna, on Friday. […]

Senegal’s President Macky Sall fired his health minister as his country mourned the death of 11 newborn babies in a hospital fire blamed on an electrical short circuit. The tragedy late Wednesday in the western city of Tivaouane was just the latest in a series of hospital deaths that have exposed the weaknesses of the […]

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, seeking to stop his probe over an alleged ninety-six-billion-naira fraud. In a lead judgment prepared by Justice Emmanuel Augie but read by Justice Adamu Jairo, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Mr. Ameachi on grounds that the issue of not […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

A family whose detention has focused anger over Australia’s asylum-seeker policies have won a four-year battle to return to their Queensland town. Australia’s new government granted visas to the Murugappan family, allowing them to temporarily live and work in Biloela. The Tamil family has been in immigration detention since 2018 after their claim for asylum […]

The Attorney-General of the Federation has filed 23-count charges against the husband of late gospel artist, Osinachi, Peter Nwachukwu, who died in April after she was allegedly assaulted by her spouse. He was charged under sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and culpable homicide contrary to section 221 of […]

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